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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
3
0
CLE
@CAL
3
7
 
(13)
KCR
@MIN
3
0
BAL
@NYY
4
7
CHW
@OAK
4
5
 
(13)
TEX
@SEA
1
2
MIL
@TOR
1
7
NYM
@CHC
3
2
SFG
@CIN
6
7
ATL
@HOU
6
4
STL
@PHI
1
3
MON
@PIT
3
2
LAD
@SDP
3
2
Tuesday, June 25, 1985,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 36,730, Time of Game: 2:51
Mets
3
38-29
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Cubs
2
35-32
 Lost 13 
4th, 4½ GB
W: Dwight Gooden (11-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            2  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    3  6  0
Cubs            1  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  9  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .241 .309 .288 .597 -0.011 0.81 0.034 -0.046 -0.3 3 4 SH
   Rusty Staub PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .261 .346 .478 .824 0.018 1.24 0.018 0.000 0.3
   Kelvin Chapman PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .248 .213 .461 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lenny Dykstra CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .286 .310 .464 .775 -0.069 1.21 0.067 -0.137 -1.1 3 0 3B,SH
Keith Hernandez 1B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .264 .363 .370 .733 -0.062 1.09 0.020 -0.081 -0.7 7 2 SF
Gary Carter C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .269 .371 .441 .811 0.059 0.66 0.109 -0.049 0.6 6 0 HR
Danny Heep LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .337 .435 .772 -0.050 0.65 0.009 -0.059 -0.5 2 0
Clint Hurdle RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .222 .364 .389 .753 -0.088 0.74 0.024 -0.112 -1.1 0 0 CS
Howard Johnson 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .188 .261 .262 .522 0.145 0.71 0.181 -0.036 1.5 3 1 HR
Rafael Santana SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .248 .286 .299 .585 -0.072 0.53 0.000 -0.072 -1.1 2 3
Dwight Gooden P 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .195 .283 .195 .478 0.061 0.51 0.070 -0.010 0.9 1 3
Team Totals 31 3 6 3 4 6 38 .194 .278 .452 .729 -0.069 0.79 0.532 -0.602 -1.5 27 13
3B: L Dykstra (1, off S Sanderson).
HR: G Carter (10, off S Sanderson, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs); H Johnson (2, off S Sanderson, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: K Hernandez (6, off S Sanderson).
SH: L Dykstra (2, off S Sanderson); W Backman (4, off S Sanderson).
TB: G Carter 5; H Johnson 4; L Dykstra 3; C Hurdle; D Heep.
RBI: K Hernandez (29); H Johnson (11); G Carter (32).
2-out RBI: G Carter; H Johnson.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Santana-W Backman-K Hernandez; D Gooden-H Johnson-R Santana-K Hernandez-W Backman.
Baserunning
CS: C Hurdle (1, Home by S Lake POCS).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Hatcher CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.202 1.73 0.038 -0.240 -0.8 4 0 GDP
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .251 .300 .399 .699 -0.001 1.42 0.110 -0.111 0.5 0 3 SB
Gary Matthews LF 3 0 0 1 0 2 4 .211 .336 .358 .694 -0.130 1.45 0.000 -0.130 -0.9 3 0 SF
Leon Durham 1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .279 .348 .437 .785 0.019 0.98 0.088 -0.069 -0.2 12 0
Keith Moreland RF-3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .292 .379 .386 .765 -0.022 1.54 0.074 -0.096 -0.5 1 0
Ron Cey 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .227 .328 .427 .755 0.011 2.10 0.153 -0.142 0.6 1 1 2B
   Lee Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Steve Lake C 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .163 .182 .256 .438 -0.126 1.92 0.000 -0.126 -0.9 6 1 SH
   Thad Bosley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .225 .300 .324 .624 -0.088 3.46 0.000 -0.088 -0.2
Larry Bowa SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188 .207 .224 .430 -0.057 1.07 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 0 1
   Richie Hebner PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .239 .314 .326 .640 0.001 2.10 0.001 0.000 0.2
   George Frazier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Woods RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 .293 .147 .440 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Davey Lopes PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .412 .420 .832 -0.065 2.62 0.000 -0.065 -0.2
Scott Sanderson P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .050 .136 .050 .186 0.008 0.97 0.036 -0.027 0.0 0 3
   Chris Speier PH-SS 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .237 .294 .377 .671 0.079 1.37 0.079 0.000 0.3 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 9 2 3 6 37 .281 .333 .313 .646 -0.573 1.60 0.579 -1.151 -2.5 27 9
2B: R Cey (6, off D Gooden).
SF: G Matthews (2, off D Gooden).
SH: S Lake (1, off D Gooden).
TB: R Cey 3; L Durham 3; K Moreland; R Sandberg; C Speier; B Hatcher.
GIDP: B Hatcher (1).
RBI: G Matthews (13); R Hebner (13).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: R Sandberg (7); K Moreland (7).
Baserunning
SB: R Sandberg (20, 2nd base off D Gooden/G Carter).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dwight Gooden, W (11-3) 9 9 2 2 3 6 0 1.68 37 64 0.571 1.60 2.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 3 6 0 2.00 37 64 0.571 1.60 2.5

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Scott Sanderson, L (3-3) 7 4 3 3 2 4 2 2.21 28 59 -0.018 0.72 0.5
George Frazier 1.2 2 0 0 2 1 0 5.74 9 0 0 0.040 0.86 0.2
Lee Smith 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.86 1 3 0 0.049 1.98 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 4 6 2 3.00 38 59 3 0 0.071 0.79 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Pulli.
Time of Game: 2:51.
Attendance: 36,730.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-3 2 1-3 O CHC R. Cey D. Gooden 14% 84% Flyball: CF
t4 2-1 2 --- R NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson 12% 70% Home Run
b7 1-3 0 --- CHC R. Cey D. Gooden -10% 69% Double
b9 2-3 2 1-- O CHC B. Hatcher D. Gooden 10% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 1-0 2 --- R NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson 10% 66% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM L. Dykstra S. Sanderson 7% 54% Triple
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson 2% 56% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Dykstra Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- R NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson 10% 66% Home Run
t1 2-0 2 --- NYM D. Heep S. Sanderson 1% 67% Single
t1 2-0 2 1-- O NYM C. Hurdle S. Sanderson -2% 65% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- CHC B. Hatcher D. Gooden -4% 61% Single
b1 0-2 0 1-- CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden -9% 52% Single; Hatcher to 3B
b1 0-2 0 1-3 RO CHC G. Matthews D. Gooden 3% 55% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Hatcher Scores
b1 1-2 1 1-- CHC L. Durham D. Gooden -2% 54% Sandberg Steals 2B
b1 1-2 1 -2- OO CHC L. Durham D. Gooden 7% 61% Double Play: Groundout: P-3B-SS-1B-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 7-8-9
t2 2-1 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson -2% 58% Strikeout
t2 2-1 1 --- O NYM R. Santana S. Sanderson -1% 57% Strikeout
t2 2-1 2 --- O NYM D. Gooden S. Sanderson -1% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
b2 1-2 0 --- O CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 3% 59% Flyball: LF
b2 1-2 1 --- CHC R. Cey D. Gooden -3% 56% Single
b2 1-2 1 1-- O CHC S. Lake D. Gooden 3% 59% Flyball: 3B
b2 1-2 2 1-- O CHC L. Bowa D. Gooden 3% 61% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson 3% 65% Walk
t3 2-1 0 1-- O NYM L. Dykstra S. Sanderson -2% 63% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Backman to 2B
t3 2-1 1 -2- O NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson -3% 60% Flyball: LF
t3 2-1 2 -2- O NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson -3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 9-1-2
b3 1-2 0 --- O CHC S. Sanderson D. Gooden 3% 59% Strikeout
b3 1-2 1 --- O CHC B. Hatcher D. Gooden 2% 61% Flyball: 2B
b3 1-2 2 --- O CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 1% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- O NYM D. Heep S. Sanderson -2% 60% Flyball: CF
t4 2-1 1 --- O NYM C. Hurdle S. Sanderson -2% 59% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-1 2 --- R NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson 12% 70% Home Run
t4 3-1 2 --- O NYM R. Santana S. Sanderson -1% 69% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 3-4-5
b4 1-3 0 --- O CHC G. Matthews D. Gooden 3% 72% Strikeout
b4 1-3 1 --- CHC L. Durham D. Gooden -3% 69% Single
b4 1-3 1 1-- O CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 4% 73% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Moreland to 1B
b4 1-3 2 1-- CHC R. Cey D. Gooden -3% 70% Walk; Moreland to 2B
b4 1-3 2 12- O CHC S. Lake D. Gooden 5% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 9-1-2
t5 3-1 0 --- NYM D. Gooden S. Sanderson 5% 80% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Gooden to 2B
t5 3-1 0 -2- O NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson -1% 80% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Gooden to 3B
t5 3-1 1 --3 O NYM L. Dykstra S. Sanderson -5% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-1 2 --3 O NYM K. Hernandez S. Sanderson -3% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
b5 1-3 0 --- O CHC L. Bowa D. Gooden 3% 75% Groundout: P-1B
b5 1-3 1 --- CHC S. Sanderson D. Gooden -4% 71% Walk
b5 1-3 1 1-- OO CHC B. Hatcher D. Gooden 7% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 4-5-6
t6 3-1 0 --- O NYM G. Carter S. Sanderson -2% 77% Flyball: CF
t6 3-1 1 --- O NYM D. Heep S. Sanderson -1% 75% Flyball: CF
t6 3-1 2 --- O NYM C. Hurdle S. Sanderson -1% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
b6 1-3 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-3 1 --- O CHC G. Matthews D. Gooden 2% 81% Strikeout
b6 1-3 2 --- CHC L. Durham D. Gooden -2% 79% Single
b6 1-3 2 1-- O CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden 3% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Scott Sanderson facing 7-8-9
t7 3-1 0 --- O NYM H. Johnson S. Sanderson -2% 80% Flyball: RF
t7 3-1 1 --- O NYM R. Santana S. Sanderson -1% 79% Flyball: LF
t7 3-1 2 --- NYM D. Gooden S. Sanderson 1% 80% Walk
t7 3-1 2 1-- O NYM W. Backman S. Sanderson -2% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 6-7-8
b7 1-3 0 --- CHC R. Cey D. Gooden -10% 69% Double
b7 1-3 0 -2- O CHC S. Lake D. Gooden 4% 73% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Cey to 3B
Richie Hebner pinch hits for Larry Bowa (SS) batting 8th
b7 1-3 1 --3 RO CHC R. Hebner D. Gooden -0% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cey Scores
Chris Speier pinch hits for Scott Sanderson (P) batting 9th
b7 2-3 2 --- CHC C. Speier D. Gooden -3% 70% Single
b7 2-3 2 1-- O CHC B. Hatcher D. Gooden 5% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' George Frazier facing 2-3-4
George Frazier replaces Richie Hebner (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Chris Speier moves from PH to SS
t8 3-2 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra G. Frazier -2% 73% Bunt Popfly: 1B
t8 3-2 1 --- O NYM K. Hernandez G. Frazier -2% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 3-2 2 --- NYM G. Carter G. Frazier 1% 72% Single
t8 3-2 2 1-- O NYM D. Heep G. Frazier -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
b8 2-3 0 --- O CHC R. Sandberg D. Gooden 6% 76% Flyball: LF
b8 2-3 1 --- O CHC G. Matthews D. Gooden 5% 81% Flyball: CF
b8 2-3 2 --- CHC L. Durham D. Gooden -4% 77% Single
b8 2-3 2 1-- CHC K. Moreland D. Gooden -7% 70% Single; Durham to 3B
b8 2-3 2 1-3 O CHC R. Cey D. Gooden 14% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' George Frazier facing 6-7-8
t9 3-2 0 --- NYM C. Hurdle G. Frazier 2% 86% Single
t9 3-2 0 1-- NYM H. Johnson G. Frazier 6% 93% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Hurdle to 3B; Johnson to 1B
t9 3-2 0 1-3 O NYM R. Santana G. Frazier -4% 89% Strikeout
t9 3-2 1 1-3 O NYM D. Gooden G. Frazier -7% 82% Hurdle Caught Stealing (PO) Hm (C-3B)/Interference by Runner
t9 3-2 2 1-- NYM D. Gooden G. Frazier 1% 83% Walk; Johnson to 2B
Rusty Staub pinch hits for Wally Backman (2B) batting 1st
t9 3-2 2 12- NYM R. Staub G. Frazier 2% 85% Walk; Johnson to 3B; Gooden to 2B
Lee Smith replaces Ron Cey (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Keith Moreland moves from RF to 3B
Gary Woods replaces George Frazier (P) playing RF batting 8th
Kelvin Chapman pinch runs for Rusty Staub (PH) batting 1st
t9 3-2 2 123 O NYM L. Dykstra L. Smith -5% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 7-8-9
Kelvin Chapman moves from PR to 2B
Thad Bosley pinch hits for Steve Lake (C) batting 7th
b9 2-3 0 --- O CHC T. Bosley D. Gooden 9% 89% Strikeout
Davey Lopes pinch hits for Gary Woods (RF) batting 8th
b9 2-3 1 --- O CHC D. Lopes D. Gooden 6% 95% Flyball: 3B
b9 2-3 2 --- CHC C. Speier D. Gooden -5% 90% Walk
b9 2-3 2 1-- O CHC B. Hatcher D. Gooden 10% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 2.

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